It's no secret that companies - and people - are struggling to cope with the tremendous amount of data now online. But brace yourselves - large scale data will soon help machines understand things in brand new ways. In fact, Ovum research suggests machine learning will be the biggest disruptor for big data analytics in the coming year.
Increasingly embedded in enterprise software and tooling for integrating and preparing data, machine learning is enabling enterprises to predict and collaboratively solve problems.
For instance, MIT is doing some really cool stuff around predicting human behavior. The MIT researchers believe machine perception will revolutionize industries where insight can be acquired from data at scale. For example, computer vision may provide an affordable, more accurate procedure to screen people for medical issues.
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